To the Gilyard Family. my deepest condolences upon hearing of the loss of William. He was a good man and was very a real pleasure to be around.
William E. Gilyard, age 83, of Gary, Indiana, passed away at home on January 22, 2017. He is preceded in death by parents Robert and Dellar; sons Ervy Lee Gilyard and Carl Gilyard; daughter Renea Greenlee Haynes. He is survived by wife Pearl Gilyard; children William Gilyard, David Gilyard, Oscar Gilyard, Fred Gilyard, Tim Gilyard, Jerry Gilyard, Mark Gilyard, Bettie Gilyard, Sharon Gilyard and Jessie Mae; 44 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren. Visitation Saturday January 28, 2017 from 9-11:00 a.m. with funeral services at 11:00 a.m. both at Miller 1st Baptist Church 5601 East 4th Avenue. Rev. Hayward Scott officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 26, 2017.